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Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

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Published by C. Scribner"s in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 378 p. ;
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26432153M
    OCLC/WorldCa370948795


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